Russell Fuller, CFA, PhD
Chairman of the Board and President
Dr. Fuller is founder and president of the firm and oversees its research and investment
activities. He founded the firm in 1993 and has 43 years of investment experience.
His four-decade long experience spans academic research to investment management. Prior
to establishing Fuller & Thaler, he worked at two investment management firms, and began
his investment career as a security analyst with a brokerage firm that later merged with Paine
Webber. In the academic field, his last position was Chairman of the Finance Department
at Washington State University. He has also held positions at the University of British
Columbia, Canada, and the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Dr. Fuller has published
an investment textbook and numerous journal articles. He has served on the editorial
board for the Financial Analysts Journal and is currently on the advisory board for the Journal
of Portfolio Management. Dr. Fuller received the Graham & Dodd award from the
Association for Investment Management and Research for his paper entitled “Predictability
Bias.” He has served on the Board of Directors of the CFA Society of San Francisco
and in 2006 was presented with their Distinguished Member Award in appreciation of his
leadership and dedication to the financial community. Dr. Fuller received his BA, MBA and
PhD (in finance) from the University of Nebraska, and he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst
designation. He is a shareholder of the firm and Chairman of the Board of Directors.